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CORDOBA HERNANDEZ, Ana María  and  DURAN CAMERO, Marcela. The domino effect of the social uprisings of 2011 viewed from the colombian main press. anagramas rumbos sentidos comun. [online]. 2016, vol.14, n.28, pp.135-166. ISSN 1692-2522.

The demonstrations of 2011, which began with the Arab Spring and spread throughout the whole world, became an international media phenomenon, since they focused part of their action strategies on achieving visibility in the media. This work, result of an investigation, aimed to analyze how was the coverage of the revolts from de main colombian journals El Tiempo and El Espectador; get to know how was the framing and resources used to transmit information, since they are the only two national circulation newspapers. For that, were selected all journalistic pieces concerning to actions of protest around the world, published from December 15, 2010 to the same date of 2011, and was applied a matrix analysis of quantitative and qualitative content. The results pointed that the treatment given to information enhanced visibility of demonstrations, from a homogeneous perspective, presenting disparate and distant movements as a global and contagious phenomenon that transcends frontiers.

Keywords : Social movements 2011; Arab Spring; Indignation movements; Framing; Domino effect; El Tiempo; El Espectador.

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